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Brygos Painter (E21_Person, Concept)

Canonical URI: http://kerameikos.org/id/brygos_painter


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Brygos Painter (en), Brygos-Maler (de), Pittore di Brygos (it), peintre de Brygos (fr), Βρύγος (el)Additional labels


The Brygos Painter is an Athenian red-figure painter active ca. 490-470 BCE who painted in white-ground. The name derives from the potter ("epoiesen") who signs as Brygos and collaborated with the Brygos Painter and other painters. Shapes are the cup (kylix), skyphos, lekythos, kyathos, kantharos in the shape of female heads, rhyton in the shape of animal heads, and kalathos. Subjects include revelers (“komasts”), the symposion, Dionysos and followers, warriors, athletes, Herakles, Zeus and Ganymede, and the Trojan War. Some findspots are Etruria (Vulci, Orvieto, Chiusi, Tarquinia, Cerveteri), sites in southern Italy and Sicily, Athens (Acropolis, Agora), sites in Attica (Brauron, Eleusis, Menidi), Thebes, Marseilles, and Olbia.

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